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immunization

7 shingles facts you need to know

Expert says it's time to get serious about shingles, the adult chickenpox with potentially long-term effects.

9 ways to make your vacation foolproof

Before you kick back and relax, check out these tips for staying healthy on your next trip.

A shot at college

The postsecondary world can produce curious intellectuals, but it’s also ground zero to some heinous germs. The solution? Vaccinate.

Vaccinated moms protect babies from whooping cough

Benefit is dramatic for newborns who are too young to be vaccinated.

CDC: Get flu shot now

As flu season picks up throughout the country, the elderly are most at risk of complications.

Best flu defense? Annual shot, of course

While other precautions can improve your odds of a flu-free season, immunization remains the best defense.

DNA-based Zika vaccine shows promise in monkeys

Human safety trials are already under way.

Vaccine for deadly respiratory virus shows promise

Researcher envisions routine immunizations within a decade.

Americans traveling abroad lack key vaccinations

Outbreaks of measles, hepatitis A could be prevented if people were fully immunized.

To vaccinate, or not to vaccinate? That shouldn’t be the question

People of all ages can protect their health with timely vaccination.

‘V’ is for vaccine. And victory.

Recent poll shows more Americans give vaccines a thumbs up, but younger generations still resist the facts.

Parents request delay of kids’ vaccines

Doctors often yield to parent wishes, despite believing it puts children at risk.

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